N. Berethil f.

N. Berethil, f.

A Noldorin name for Varda appearing on in The Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/BARATH), possibly replacing older N. Bredhil and G. Bridhil and possibly replaced by N. Elbereth. It developed from ON. Barathi(l).

Reference ✧ Ety/BARATH

Elements

bereth¹ “queen”
-(r)il “feminine suffix”

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Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ON. Barathi(l) > Berethil [baraθil] > [bereθil] ✧ Ety/BARATH

N. Bredhil f.

A Noldorin name for Varda appearing in the earliest Silmarillion drafts from the late 1920s, replacing older G. Bridhil (SM/43). It also appeared in The Etymologies from the 1930s as a derivative of ON. Bradil (Ety/BARÁD), but these names were rejected and possibly replaced by N. Berethil or N. Elbereth (Ety/BARATH).

See S. Elbereth for further discussion.

References ✧ Ety/BARÁD, TIN; SMI/Bridhil

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Element In

Cognates

Derivations

Phonetic Developments

ON. Bradil > Breðil [bradil] > [braðil] > [breðil] ✧ Ety/BARÁD

ᴱN. Bredhil f.

References ✧ LB/135; LBI/Bridhil; PE13/139

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Cognates


G. Bridhil f. “*Queen”

References ✧ GL/18, 24, 56, 71; LT1A/Tinwetári, Varda; PE14/14; SMI

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